FACT: There's been an 18% increase in contest participation by members in the past year    
FACT: 64% of KCBS members own three or more grills/smokers    
FACT: 70% of our members grill-out/cook BBQ more than 25 times per year    
FACT: 56% of Americans report having a smartphone, 77% of KCBS members do    
FACT: 70% of KCBS members use Facebook    
FACT: 55% of members choose charcoal when cooking for leisure    
FACT: 23% of KCBS members work in the food service industry as a restauranteur or caterer    
FACT: Learning from friends, family and at competitions is the best way to improve cooking skills    
Joining KCBS has its privileges!
  • The official KCBS monthly newsletter, "The Bullsheet"
  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 15% off your total order from Papa Tony's seasonings and ribs.
  • One-day shopping pass at any Restaurant Depot location when you present your KCBS membership card.
  • 20% off your total order from Sadler's Smokehouse online store.
  • $0.50 off TABASCO Chipotle or any pepper sauce flavor!
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KCBS Team Bios


Year Started: 2014

We are an amateur BBQ team based in Westmont, Illinois.We also make and sell our award winning BBQ sauces which are available in select local stores and through our website. We currently compete in 4-6 contests a year but hope to expand into more! We also donate a portion of our proceeds of our sauce and merchandise sales to local animal organizations.

Hometown: Westmont
State: IL
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 2

Biggest Wins: 2nd - 2017 Vine St BBQ (Ribs).... 2nd - 2017 Vine St BBQ (Sauce).... 5th - 2017 Vine St BBQ (Chicken).... 4th - 2017 Vine St BBQ (Overall) //// 3rd - 2017 Lincoln BBQ (Ribs).... 9th - 2017 Lincoln BBQ (Chicken).... 4th - 2017 Lincoln BBQ (Overall) //// 2nd - 2017 Westmont Red, White & BBQ (Ribs).... 9th - 2017 Westmont Red, White & BBQ (Chicken).... 5th - 2017 Westmont Red, White & BBQ (Overall) //// 1st - 2016 Autumn in the Park (Chicken).... 4th - 2016 Autumn in the Park (Peoples Choice Ribs) //// 2nd - 2016 Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ (Peoples Choice Sauce).... 6th - Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ (Ribs) //// 1st Place - 2016 McHenry Blues, Brews & BBQ (Ribs).... 13th Overall - 2016 McHenry Blues, Brews & BBQ //// 7th - 2016 Rockin' RIbfest (Ribs) //// 29th - 2016 Red, White & BBQ (Chicken) //// 13th - 2015 Autumn in the Park People's Choice (Ribs).... 17th - 2015 Autumn in the Park (Ribs) //// 20th - 2014 Red, White & BBQ (Ribs)

Sponsors: Our team consists of Eric & Dana Baab. We also have a few temp assistants that help as needed. This year we are featuring West Suburban Humane Society to receive proceeds of our sauce and merchandise sales.

Website: Http://www.pittyque.com


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